Name: Jacki Cohen
Title: Artist/business owner/volunteer/wife/mother/daughter
Married/Single: Happily married
Kids: Son, 21 years and daughter, 19 years
City you live in: Scottsdale
A typical day in my life includes… exercise first thing in the morning, working in my studio and volunteering time to my synagogue.
I was born…to be creative.
My favorite thing about Arizona…everything..what’s not to like?!
I’m listening to…Adele.
My family…is the center of my life.
If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be…Cary Grant.
One thing I cannot live without…my trainer.
When I was younger, I wanted to be…a painter.
I’m inspired by…everyday visual encounters from the graphic on someone’s outfit to a menu cover. color and pattern.
The one person who motivates me is…myself. I am my biggest motivator and largest critic. My husband is my encourager and my mom is my biggest fan.
If I could change anything in the world, it would be…eradicate prejudice.
The perfect day would be…celebrating my birthday.
My first job was…selling woman’s ready-to- wear at Joske’s department store when i was 15 years.
My favorite escape…the beach but an intense hike will do the trick.
My life…crazy busy.
I’m currently working on… custom graduation gifts, applying to a museum exhibition, and preparing to be the monthly featured artist at a local establishment.
Never…drink bad cabernet.
Favorite Quote…“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory” by Dr. Seuss.
Biggest Dream…leaving a legacy after I have left this world including carrying on family traditions.
My Pet Peeve(s)…lying, halitosis & wearing fragrance at the gym.